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public matters - February 2021

19 February 2021

Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.

This month we have:

High Court grants local authority injunction to prevent breach of confidence following subject access disclosure

This judgment critical is reading for public bodies who need to take action to restrain the use of confidential information in circumstances where that information has been inadvertently disclosed to a third party.

Matthew summarises London Borough of Lambeth v AM (No. 2) [2021] EWHC 186 (QB).

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Brexit - now what for data protection law?

Now that the transition period has ended, Richard looks at what this means for data protection law in the UK.

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Steps to take when responding to an administration

Chloe provides a general overview of administration and what options are open to local authorities.

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Consultation on new UK subsidy control regime

It is vitally important that public bodies make use of this opportunity to have their views heard and to shape the future of the new subsidy control regime.

Angelica considers some key elements and proposed reforms from the consultation.

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On-demand webinar: State aid and subsidy control - post Brexit

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Webinars

Public Sector Planning Club

We are pleased to invite you to our second virtual Planning Club. This session will cover case law update and making local plans featuring an overview of the statutory process and practical considerations.

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Legal updates

Significant changes to trial witness statements: Practice Direction 57AC - what do you need to know?

What are the key changes to Practice Direction 57AC and Statement of Best Practice, and what are the challenges for legal representatives?

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Legal updates

High Court grants local authority injunction to prevent breach of confidence

This judgment is critical reading for public bodies who need to take action to restrain the use of confidential information in circumstances where that information has been inadvertently disclosed to a third party.

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Brexit resources

Brexit - now what for data protection law?

UK organisations need to comply with the UK GDPR and continue to be subject to the EU GDPR where EU data is being processed, so there may be two versions of the GDPR to comply with for some personal data processing.

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The content on this page is provided for the purposes of general interest and information. It contains only brief summaries of aspects of the subject matter and does not provide comprehensive statements of the law. It does not constitute legal advice and does not provide a substitute for it.

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